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The following is an agreement between «Full_Name», hereinafter referred to as the Author, and the Tulane Law Review, hereinafter referred to as the Journal, and governs the manuscript entitled «Article_Title», hereinafter referred to as the Work.

1. Author’s Grant of Rights

a. The Journal shall have the nonexclusive right to publish, reproduce, and distribute the Work in its entirety or in the form of an abstract (1) in any and all media published by the Journal or under the Journal’s effective control, including, but not limited to, an Internet or Intranet site over which the Journal exercises effective control, and (2) also by means of a third-party online legal information provider, such as, but not limited to, LEXIS/NEXIS, Westlaw, and Hein Online.

b. Unless the author otherwise instructs the Journal in writing within ten days of the date on which this license is executed, the issue of the Journal in which the Work appears shall include a notice stating that the Work may be reproduced and distributed, in whole or in part, by nonprofit institutions for educational purposes including distribution to students, provided that the copies are distributed at or below cost and identify the Author, the Journal, the volume, the number of the first page, and the year of the Work’s publication in the Journal.

c. The Journal agrees to affix the author’s copyright notice to all reproductions of this Article made by the Journal, provided however that the Journal may also include a notice of its copyright in the collective work in which the Work appears.

d. The aforementioned rights shall be nonexclusive and shall remain with the Journal from the date shown below.

e. In addition to the nonexclusive license and rights granted above, the Journal shall have the exclusive right to the print reproduction and distribution of the Work for a period beginning when this agreement is executed and ending six (6) months after publication of the Work in the Journal. In no case may any subsequent print version of the Work, either substantially rewritten or otherwise, be reproduced or distributed by another publisher within six (6) months of the actual publication date of the Work in the Journal without the express written consent of the Journal. Within this time period the author is free to post his Work electronically, for example, on the author’s own Web site or on SSRN.

f. The Author grants the above rights without claim of royalties or other compensation. 2. Author’s Reservation of Rights

The author shall retain the copyright in the Work. The Author agrees to include the following notice in any subsequent reproduction in electronic or printed form, whether the Work is reproduced in its entirety or as a derivative work:

Originally published in {vol} Tul. L. Rev. {year}.

3. Author’s Warranties

a. The Author warrants that to the best of the Author’s knowledge:

(i) The Author is the sole author (or coauthor) of the Work and has the power to convey the rights granted in this agreement. In the case of coauthorship, all coauthors of the Work have been requested by the Journal to assign the rights granted in this agreement. Rights cannot be granted without conveyance by all co-authors;

(ii) The Work has not previously been published, in whole or in part;

(iii) The Work does not infringe upon the copyright or property right of another; and

b. If the Work reproduces any textual or graphic material that is the property of another for which permission is required, the Author shall, if requested by the Journal, obtain written consent to such reproduction.

4. Editing and Printing

a. The Author authorizes the Journal to edit and revise the Work prior to publication in the Journal, but the Work shall not be published by the Journal unless it is acceptable in its final form to both the Author and the Journal. The editing and Author review shall be done in accordance with the following:

(i) The Journal will send the Work to the Author for review of the Journal’s editing and revisions twice during the publication process.

(ii) The first review will be sent to the Author when the Work is substantially through the editing process. The Author will be given five (5) to seven (7) days in which to review these edits.

(iii) The second review will be the final review of the Work before it is sent to the publisher. The Work will be in its final camera-ready form. The Author will be given twenty-four (24) to forty-eight (48) hours in which to complete the final review of the Work.

(iv) The Author warrants that the Work is in its final form at the time of the signing of this agreement. Accordingly, the review process is meant solely as an opportunity to check the edits and revisions of the Journal; the review should be limited in this way. Substantial edits during the review may not be made. In the event that large changes need to made, the Author will obtain permission from the Journal before the changes are made.

b. Promptly after publication, the Journal shall give the Author, without charge, 25 offprint copies of the Work and, if requested by the Author in writing, additional copies at a cost to be determined.

5. Final Agreement

This agreement constitutes the sole agreement between the Author and the Journal with respect to the publication and copyright of the Work. Any modifications of or additions to the terms of this agreement shall be in writing.

Author’s Signature Editor in Chief

Author’s Name (printed) Date



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